Entries by JD

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IN THE DARK KILPATRICKS HANDICAP

John Hamer’s strategy of deliberately running slowly at Carnethy just to connive a good handicap worked a treat tonight (and NO, he didn’t bribe me with his lovely gin!). He triumphed in a field of 19 runners and assorted helpers and hangers-on, on a dreich muddy night in the Kilpatricks. Tom Callan was fastest, while

Greenmantle Dash

A trio of Westies finest old ‘Uns enjoyed a great wee race in Broughton, to open up their hill racing season. Murdo was just ahead of me & Andrew followed us in. Free beer, soup and plenty prizes were provided by Dick Wall and his helpers. 1st Andrew Douglas 15.09 (record) 56-Murdo Macleod 24.39 57-John

Xmas Pub Run

A record turnout of over 30 Festive Westies enjoyed a tour of the Baby Grand, State Bar, Hug & Pint and Arlington Bar. Most stayed on for the usual excellent curries at The Shenaz, where JD & Sharon were crowned joint Curry King & Queen. We also said cheerio to our favourite Canadian, Sarah. Thanks

Simon Triger Dumgoyne Handicap

Kiwi Katy wins Simon Triger Handicap new member Katy was a clear winner and Gregor fastest runner, setting a new course record. There was a great turnout on a gorgeous night for running. Thanks everyone for turning up, running and helping, all in memory of our great friend & Westie Simon. Katy Rademaker 58.40 Tom

In The Dark Handicap

IN THE DARK HANDICAPWe had a great turnout tonight for our wee Westies jaunt up a snow-shortened course in the Kilpatricks. Don Reid enjoyed his first (and hopefully not only) victory as a V60, coming home a good 20secs clear of Ian Thurlbeck in 2nd and Chris Furse in 3rd. Afterwards a Westies Dozen (11)

Simon Triger Memorial Handicap

There was a great turnout tonight to remember or great friend Simon. Andrew hoodwinked the handicapper with his tales of woe and was a clear winner. Gregor was fastest runner, just outside his course record. 1  Andrew McBride     51.40 2  Gordon Bulloch      56.35 3  Robert Hamlin       44.50 4

Westies Wander The 3 Lochs Way

On a stunning spring day a bunch of fine Westies, young and old, sauntered round the 33 miles of the 3 Lochs Way, from Inveruglas through Arrochar down to Helensburgh and up and over to Balloch. We had a great time, great company, ice creams, Irn Bru and beer at the end. We were honoured

Christmas Pub Run

We had another good turnout for this year’s festive mystery pub run. The Bon Accord provided its usual great starting point for pre-run hydration and dressing-up. We visited The State, Hug and Pint, Inn Deep and Arlington Bar before enjoying a fab curry at The Shenaz. Thanks to all fo making it such a great Westies

Carbeth Christmas Handicap

Ally Stokoe romped home by a minute to win the famed Calder Chicken Legs 1st Prize. He was followed by fastest man Gregor and then first woman Muffy. There was a great turnout of @ 20 festive fancy dressers, including Caveman, Batman,SweetieMan and a guest trio of Superheroes. Thanks everybody, it was another great Westies